The Awards Ceremony for our International Competition is always an occasion to remember. We pull out all the stops to ensure our competition winners are recognised for their hard work and extraordinary creative talents. Previous Awards Ceremonies have been held at The Guards Chapel, Wellington Barracks, the House of Lords, and a City Law firm.
We have welcomed some amazing VIPs including Imam Asim Hafiz, Islamic Advisor to the Military of Defence; Rt Hon. Earl Howe, Minister of State for Defence; Seema Kennedy MP, the Prime Minister’s Parliamentary Private Secretary; General Sir Gordon Messenger, Vice Chief of Defence Staff; Sir Ken Olisa, Lord Lieutenant of London; and Air Vice Marshal Mike Wigston, Assistant Chief of the Air Staff.
Our Awards Ceremonies are international affairs, with representatives of High Commissions and Embassies attending to congratulate young people from all over the world.
2017/18 Awards Ceremony
This was our largest ceremony since the competition began. After receiving more than 7,000 entries to the poetry, art, and song competition we awarded more prize positions than ever before and were delighted to welcome some very special guests...
2016/17 Awards Ceremony
The 2016/17 Awards Ceremony took place on the sunny afternoon of Thursday 25th May 2017 at The Guards Chapel, Wellington Barracks.
Children travelled to the event from all over the world, including first place winner, Leong Tong Yan, who flew to London all the way from Malaysia to collect her prize...
2015/16 Awards Ceremony
We held the 2015/16 Awards Ceremony at the House of Lords to celebrate the winners of the competition.
We successfully engaged over 1,600 children and young people from more than 100 schools in commemorating the First World War through poetry and art.
2014 Awards Ceremony
The Awards Ceremony for the 2014 Pilot Competition was generously hosted by law firm Jones Day in their auditorium. We were thrilled by how many of our winners had made the journey to London from all over the country in order to celebrate their work.